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Vadim Ruban
Number of games in database: 112
Years covered: 1978 to 1996
Last FIDE rating: 2545
Highest rating achieved in database: 2555

Overall record: +28 -34 =50 (47.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (8) 
    E60 E97 E94 E76 E92
 Queen's Indian (7) 
    E15 E12 E14
 Queen's Gambit Declined (5) 
    D37 D35 D30
 Dutch Defense (5) 
    A81 A90
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (4) 
    D22 D26 D20
 Bogo Indian (4) 
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (31) 
    B62 B57 B51 B80 B90
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (11) 
 Queen's Gambit Declined (6) 
    D35 D31 D37
 Semi-Tarrasch Defense (6) 
    D40 D41
 Sicilian Scheveningen (4) 
    B80 B81 B83
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   V Ruban vs A Poluljahov, 1994 1-0
   Kupreichik vs V Ruban, 1992 0-1
   Shirov vs V Ruban, 1989 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Miskolc (1990)

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(born Jun-13-1964, 56 years old) Russia

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GM Vadim Nikolaevich Ruban. Stopped playing in tournaments in the mid 1990's. Deputy of the Novosibirsk Regional Council of Deputies (1998-2001).

Last updated: 2017-08-14 21:28:06

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 112  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Ruban vs B Schipkov  0-1281978NovosibirskE14 Queen's Indian
2. V Ruban vs Oll  0-1361983Tournament (juniors)E12 Queen's Indian
3. V Ruban vs Khalifman  ½-½56198413th Soviet Team CupE92 King's Indian
4. V Ruban vs V Vorotnikov  0-1291985USSRD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. Vaulin vs V Ruban  1-0421986SmolenskB87 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5
6. B Schipkov vs V Ruban  ½-½371986Novosibirsk Region chD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. Baburin vs V Ruban  0-1531986Tournament (team)D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. Klovans vs V Ruban 1-0391986URS Army-chB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
9. Dvoirys vs V Ruban  0-1411987USSRB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
10. Timoshchenko vs V Ruban  1-0441987URS-ch otborD61 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack
11. V Ruban vs Kholmov  1-0671987URS-ch otborE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
12. Smagin vs V Ruban  0-1421987URS-ch otborD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. Antoshin vs V Ruban  0-1431988RSFSR-chA02 Bird's Opening
14. V Ruban vs Baburin  ½-½181988RSFSR-chD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. V Ruban vs Kholmov  0-1531988RSFSR-chE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
16. V Ruban vs Balashov  ½-½241988URS-ch otbor56E15 Queen's Indian
17. V Ruban vs Miles 0-1261988GMA World Cup OpenA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
18. V Ruban vs Marjanovic  ½-½331988GMA World Cup OpenD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
19. Shabalov vs V Ruban  ½-½411989URS-ch Young MastersB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
20. Timoshenko vs V Ruban ½-½421989TbilisiB83 Sicilian
21. V Ruban vs Geller  ½-½231989Chigorin Memorial-AD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
22. Oll vs V Ruban  1-0421989TbilisiB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
23. Shirov vs V Ruban  ½-½151989URS-ch Young MastersC53 Giuoco Piano
24. V Ruban vs Dreev  0-1801989URS-ch Young MastersD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
25. V Ruban vs S Savchenko  ½-½421989URS-ch U26D44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 112  PGN Download
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  Tabanus: GM Vadim Ruban, Russia, born 13 June 1964. Current rating 2545, but no FIDE rated games since 1996.

Russian (RSFSR) champion 1988 (shared with Ratmir Kholmov). IM in 1989, GM in 1991. Rating peak 2595 in 1993 (world no. 54).

What became of him?

Dec-19-10  BIDMONFA: Vadim Ruban

RUBAN, Vadim

Jun-16-11  SvetlanaBabe: Why haven't I heard of this chessplayer before?
He seems to be a very strong player.
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Between 1990 and mid 1993 he was within top 100 league:
Sep-24-11  siggemannen: So, what happened to Vadim?
Jul-29-17  Eagle41257: In the mid-1990s he stopped playing in tournaments. Deputy of the Novosibirsk Regional Council of Deputies (1998-2001).

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